Pop Music

Mike Love remembers George Harrison

Beach Boys, Beatles were ‘mutual admiration society’

Andy Grammer keeps positive on ‘Naive’

Songsmith stays the course on fourth album

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass adds fencing, security checks in response to recent shootings

Free music festival in Golden Gate Park bans coolers, restricts backpacks

The Bird and the Bee tackle Van Halen in another eclectic tribute

Inara George, Greg Kurstin keep busy making new music

Fall 2019 Arts Preview: Pop Music

New Chase Center brings big acts to SF, yet smaller spots have lots to offer, too

For Empath, friendship is the great creative spark

Philadelphia noise rockers thrive on collaboration

Seratones’ A.J. Haynes teaches lessons in soul

Singer-guitarist in town with new album ‘Power’

Musical Youth founder tells true story of ‘Pass the Dutchie’

Chart-topping tune is really about a cooking pot

Yoga enlightens, heals Crash Test Dummies’ Brad Roberts

Frontman records album of ‘scary’ mantras

Ceremony is back with ‘Spirit World’

Frontman Ross Farrar melds poetry, post-punk

Rocks off! Rolling Stones sound great in Santa Clara

No Filter tour serves up classic hits

19th Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announces Hot Tuna, Chuck Prophet, SF Girls Chorus

Caitlin Canty, Infamous Stringdusters, Kronos Quartet, Long Ryders, Hiss Golden Messenger, Poor Man’s Whiskey, Tank & the Bangas also to appear

Max Weinberg plays classic rock on Jukebox tour

Interactive show keeps drummer in good shape

Moviemaker Jesse Dayton goes back to music

Alt-country rocker issues diverse covers recording

Outside Lands 2019 Day 3: Paul Simon, Leon Bridges, Kacey Musgraves, Anderson .Paak, Toro y Moi

Judah & the Lion, PJ Morton, Cherry Glazerr, Sheck Wes, Leven Kali round out 12th fest

B-52’s Kate Pierson enjoys motel business and music

Rocker outfits rooms with fun, vintage decor

Outside Lands 2019 Day 2: Childish Gambino, Flume, Better Oblivion Community Center, NoMBe, Tierra Whack

Big audience day also features Fatai, Wallows, CupcakKe, Haley Heynderickx, Edie Brickell

Outside Lands 2019 Day 1: blink-182, Yaeji, Flying Lotus 3D, Twenty One Pilots, Counting Crows, Lumineers

Lil Wayne, Marias, Lauren Daigle — and new Grasslands cannabis mall round out 12th Golden Gate Park fest

19th Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announces Robert Plant, Emmylou Harris, Mary Gauthier, Yola

Mandolin Orange, Flor De Toloache, Whiskerman, Pimps of Joytime, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Wild Reeds also appear

Gauche singer gets inspiration while walking dogs

Pop punk composer Mary Jane Regalado channels her ‘fun’ sound